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Parish Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Biddenham, Bedford

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Latitude: 52.1384 / 52°8'18"N

Longitude: -0.5197 / 0°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 501409

OS Northings: 249938

OS Grid: TL014499

Mapcode National: GBR G1X.TPB

Mapcode Global: VHFQ6.YJ40

Entry Name: Parish Church of St James

Listing Date: 13 July 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 36794

Location: Biddenham, Bedford, MK40

County: Bedford

Civil Parish: Biddenham

Built-Up Area: Bedford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Biddenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 0149
32/2 Parish Church of St James
- I

Chancel and aisleless nave of Norman origins rebuilt in C14 with C15 century
porch added; early C16 north aisle; C13 west tower. Coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings and clay tile roofs. Chancel has C15 piscina and Norman
chancel arch; two squints. Two bay north aisle arcade with four-centred
arches;six bay Renaissance screen at east end of aisle. One bay south aisle
with piscina east of two storey porch, both with embattled parapets. Tower
has embattled parapet with gargoyles on C15 belfry stage. Octagonal C15 font;
early C17 Boteler wall monuments in chancel. Small brasses in north aisle.

Listing NGR: TL0140949938

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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